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Specs Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Sony Xperia Z5




It’s finally announced! The latest Galaxy S7 flagship has just been revealed and let’s see how it stacks up to Sony’s own flagship powerhouse, the Xperia Z5.

S7-vs-Z5

Samsung Galaxy S7Sony Xperia Z5
5.1-inch Super AMOLED Quad-HD display @ 2560 x 1440 pixels, 576ppi5.2-inch IPS LCD @ 1920 x 1080 pixel, 424ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass 4Scratch-resistant glass
Samsung Exynos 8890 64-bit octa-core CPUQualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 processo
Mali-T880 MP12 GPUAdreno 430 GPU
4GB RAM3GB RAM
32GB, 64GB internal memory32GB internal memory
Expandable via microSD, up to 200GBExpandable via microSD, up to 200GB
12MP Dual Pixel rear camera dual-tone/dual LED flash, f/1.7 aperture23MP rear camera w/ 1/2.3-inch Exmor RS sensor and G Lens, f/2.0
5MP front camera, f/1.7 aperture5.1MP front-facing camera
Dual SIM, Dual LTE hybrid (2nd SIM tray is for microSD)LTE Cat. 6
Wi-Fi 802.11acWi-Fi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.1Bluetooth 4.1
NFCNFC
Fast wireless charging, Heart rate sensorN/A
IP68 rating, Fingerprint scannerIP68 certified, fingerprint sensor
3,000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery2,900mAh Li-Ion battery
Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWizAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop

Summary of advantages:

Samsung Galaxy S7:
* Higher resolution display
* Gorilla Glass 4 protection
* Top of the line Exynos chipset
* Higher RAM
* Bigger storage option
* Brighter f/1.7 aperture of both  cameras
* Dual SIM capability
* Wireless charging
* Heart rate sensor
* Slightly larger battery
* Updated Android 6.0

Sony Xperia Z5:
* Bigger sensor, more megapixel count

Oops, looks like the Z5 needs a bit of catching up in terms of specifications as it’s currently behind compared to the most recent Galaxy flagship. While Sony still has the advantage when it comes to pixel count, which means better details per capture. When Sony releases a new powerhouse smartphone, it should definitely be at par with Sammy’s.

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This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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